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6th Special Exhibition at The Museum of Osaka University: Exhibition celebrating the 175th anniversary of Tekijuku -- OGATA Koan, Tekijuku, and Scholarship in Modern Osaka

2013-10-29 (Tue) - 2013-12-27 (Fri)

150 years have passed since OGATA Koan (1810-1863), a scholar of Western learning and doctor in Osaka at the end of the Edo Period, passed away. In order to commemorate the 175th anniversary of the founding of Tekijuku by Koan, an exhibition regarding Koan's history of learning as well as the scholarship, art, and Western learning of modern Osaka, a special exhibition is being planned.

Please consider attending. Admission is free!

Dates: Tuesday, October 29, 2013 ~ Friday, December 27, 2013
Hours: 10:30 ~17:00
Closed on Sundays and national holidays; however, it will be open on Sunday and national holiday, November 3 and Monday and national holiday, November 4.
Venue: 3rd floor, Machikaneyama Shugakukan, The Museum of Osaka University, Osaka University

Supported by: The Museum of Osaka University and Tekijuku Commemoration Center
In cooperation with: Jotokan Commemorative Archives, Ogata Koan Memorial Foundation; Kaitokudo for the 21st Century, Osaka University, Yomiuri Shimbun Osaka

Museum lectures

  • Saturday, November 2 -- "Western Learning and Western-style Drawings -- Regarding ISHIKAWA Tairo," KATSUMORI Noriko, curator, Kobe City Museum
  • Saturday, December 7 -- "Osaka and Shimoda and the arrival of the Russian Admiral Putyatin's ships," NISHIZAWA Mihoko, Part-time lecturer, Senshu University, Tsurumi University

Time: 2:00 ~ 3:30 p.m.
Venue: Seminar Room, 3rd floor, Machikaneyama Shugakukan
Seating space in the venue: 60
Applications are accepted on a first-come, first-served basis.
There is no fee for attending this lecture.
The doors open 30 minutes before each lecture starts.

Tekijuku memorial lectures

The Beginnings of Western Studies in Osaka -- its emergence and maturity
Date & Time: Saturday, December 14, 14:00 ~ 16:00

  • TAKAHASHI Kyoko, Museum of Osaka University
  • OKA Mihoko, Historiographical Institute, the University of Tokyo

Venue: Auditorium, Osaka University Hall, Toyonaka campus
Supported by: Tekijuku Commemoration Center, Osaka University
Making Application:
Send your name with furigana, address, phone number, and email address by fax or email.

Email address: sympo-info[at] (When using this address, please replace [at] with @. Entitle your email "Application for Tekijuku Memorial Lectures".)

Fax: 06-6850-5015

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For more information, contact:

Machikaneyama Shugakukan, The Museum of Osaka University, Osaka University, 1-20 Machikaneyama-cho, Toyonaka 560-0043
Tel: 06-6850-6284


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